Prayash Gupta

Assistant Professor

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences | SMU

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Teacher Guardian MA. 2nd Semester,

    Member of Research Committee, Examination Committee

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Literary Theory & Criticism- I MAEC104 M.A 1st Semester
Fiction-II MAEC203 M.A 2nd Semester
Indian English Literature MAEC204 M.A 2nd Semester
Prose: Short Stories from the West BA1105 B.A. 1st Semester
Prose Short Stories from India BE1502 B.A. 5th Semester
English Poetry (From Renaissance to18th Century) BE1503 B.A. 5th Semester
Indian English Literature BE1603 B.A. 6th Semester

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
B.A. English (Hons.) NBU 2010
M.A. Indian English Literature Shuats 2012

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Pakim Palatine College Assistant Professor (i)Evaluate, monitor and mentor student academic progress. (ii)Assess, review and evaluate student activities and progress. (iii)Serve and support functional activities of departmental committees. (iv)Assist and support senior professors in their day-to-day tasks and functions. August 2012 – September 2015
Sikkim Manipal University Assistant Professor III (i)Evaluate, monitor and mentor student academic progress. (ii)Assess, review and evaluate student activities and progress. (iii)Serve and support functional activities of departmental committees. (iv)Assist and support senior professors in their day-to-day tasks and functions. October 2015 till date

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Paper Presented

  • Presented a paper entitled “The study of Bhagwad Gita for positive youth development,” in an International Conference organized by the Institute of Cross-Cultural Studies and Academic Exchange, USA, Jan 5- Jan 7, 2016, Kolkata.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Cultural Dichotomy in Okara’s Piano and Drums,” in the National Seminar organized by the School of Languages and  Literature, Sikkim University, May 29- May 31, 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Caste and Untouchability as reflected in Literature,” in National Seminar organized by Department of History, Sikkim University, Sep 25-Sep 26,2014.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Ethnic Conflict in the poetry of Robin and Ngongom,” in International Conference organized by Indian Society for Common Wealth Studies, Osmania University, Feb 8- Feb 10, 2018.

 

AWARD  AND RECOGNITION

  • Conferred “Global Teacher Award 2018,” by Alert Knowledge Service, New Delhi.
  • Conferred with “Best Indian Golden Personalities Award 2017,” by Friendship Forum, New Delhi.
  • Biographical inclusion in “The Asia Pacific Who’s Who,” (Vol. XV) published by Rifacimento International, New Delhi.
  • Biographical inclusion in “Famous India: Nation Who’s Who 2016,” published by Reguerdon Inc., New Delhi.
  • Biographical inclusion in “Learned India Educationists Who’s Who,” published by Rifacimento International, New Delhi.
  • Biographical inclusion in “Famous India: Nation Who’s Who 2018,” published by Reguerdon Inc., New Delhi.

 

Workshops/Training

  • Participated in “Pedagogic and Personal Effective Workshop” under the aegis of Manipal Centre for Professional and Personal Development, Manipal University held from 6th to 9th May 2016 at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Science, Gangtok, Sikkim.
  • Participated in the Two-Day Workshop on “Teaching of English in Sikkim University: Methods and Approaches” organized by the Department of English, School of Language and Literature, Sikkim University on 13th and 14th June 2018.
  • Co-convener of Seven-Day Workshop on Research Methodology organized by Department of Humanities and Social Sciences from 16th to 22nd September 2019.
  • Participated in Workshop on “Design Thinking” organized by Sikkim Manipal University on I0th February 2020.
  • Participated in One Week Online Faculty Development Programme on Indian Languages and Literature: Paradigm and Praxis organized by Grand Academic Portal (GAP) and SRM University Sikkim from 13th May to 19th May 2020.
  • Participated in A National Webinar on Covid-19, Impact of Lockdown on the Industrial Sector organized by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University on 20th May 2020.
  • Participated in the International Webinar on “Rethinking Sustainability and Development in times of Covid-19, organized by the Department of Chemistry, Morning Star Home Science College, Kerela in collaboration with sustainable futures in Africa.
  • Participated in the International webinar on “Art of Research Review/ Articles for publishing in peer review journals” organized by MES College Erumely on 25th May 2020.
  • Participated in the webinar on “Transforming Education” organized by the Department of Computer Application, Don Bosco College on 29th May 2020.